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Slavery and the Birth of an African City

Lagos, 1760-1900

Slavery and the Birth of an African City( )
Author: Mann, Kristin
ISBN:978-0-253-22235-0
Publication Date:Jan 2010
Publisher:Indiana University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $46.59
Book Description:

As the slave trade entered its last, illegal phase in the 19th century, the town of Lagos on West Africas Bight of Benin became one of the most important port cities north of the equator. Slavery and the Birth of an African City links the histories of international slave markets to those of the regional suppliers and slave traders, and shows how the African slave trade forever altered the destiny of the tiny kingdom of Lagos.

Book Details
Pages:488
Detailed Subjects: History / Africa / General
History / Africa / West
Business & Economics / Commerce
History / Europe / Great Britain / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 x 2.794 cm
Book Weight:0.032 Kilograms



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